Postpartum Anxiety or Normal New Mom Fears?

Dr. Sarah AllenNews About Pregnancy Anxiety and Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Depression Blog

Anxiety is common among pregnant women and new moms, but often dismissed as part of parenthood. How to know when to get help. One expert describes motherhood as “the perfect storm” for mood disorders such as postpartum anxiety and depression. Allison McGill’s first six weeks with her new baby, Jack, were as smooth as they come. Jack was healthy and … Read More

Few New Moms Seek Postpartum Help, Though Many Should

Dr. Sarah AllenNews About Pregnancy Anxiety and Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Depression Blog

Mom's seeking postpartum help

Severe ‘baby blues’ may be a red flag for a deeper problem Feb 12, 2010 By Alexa Aguilar Chicago Tribune Original Story It’s noon and I’m still in my pajamas, hoping that neither baby will wake up before I finish writing. The house is a mess, the to-do list stretches long. Leaving the house is impossible with the air so … Read More